LITTLE VALLEY – Two new COVID-19 deaths were reported in Cattaraugus County overnight.
The County Health Department says an 87-year-old woman and 62-year-old man both developed respiratory failure and were unable to overcome their illness despite aggressive medical treatment.
This is the 34th and 35th COVID-19 death in the county.
Furthermore, local health leaders reported 85 new cases on Thursday, with 699 now active.
The county’s seven-day average percent positivity rate is 7.3 percent, down from 8.3% the day before.
There are also 32 people hospitalized with the virus in Cattaraugus County.
There have been 1,965 reported since the outbreak started with 1,231 people recovering.